R | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.
John McClane doesn't kill a bad guy until over an hour into this movie. That is longer than any other Die Hard movie.
s there a detective named McClane there?
Inspector Cobb: He's on suspension.
Simon: No, Walter, he's not. Not today.
Inspector Cobb: Who is this?
Simon: Call me Simon.
Inspector Cobb: What do you want?
Simon: I want to play a game.
Inspector Cobb: What kind of game?
Simon: "Simon Says". Simon's going to tell Lt. McClane what to do, and Lt....
Simon and Katya are making their escape from the cargo ship supposedly in Long Island Sound. The boat they lower off the side has a hull identification number starting with CF. These letters stand for "California Fleet" and are only used on boats in California.
TV version aired on FX (as of May 2002) removes a few more elements: the blood in the elevator and when the guard is knifed are missing, all the language is filtered, the placard reads 'I Hate People', while also missing are two catch phrases--Zeus: "Are you aiming for these people?" McClane: "No! Well, maybe that mime..." and where McClane asks Zeus if the car has anti-lock brakes before pulling the fuses (in this version he simply cranks the car hard and it turns hard, sliding backward).
English, German, Romanian
$22,162,245 (USA) (21 May 1995)
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